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DERLETH, August.

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    DERLETH, August. Hawk on the Wind.

    Philadelphia : 1938

    First edition, first printing, of the author's first poetry collection. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For Harold J. Bailey. 'The reaches of my heart are: tree, petal, like snow and man below'. Cordially, August Derleth August 12, '39". Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 129656

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    DERLETH, August. Here on a Darkling Plain.

    Philadelphia : 1940

    First edition, first printing, the publisher's copy inscribed to him by Derleth, "To Bill McElwee, who bears stolidly with me - Cordially, August Derleth", additionally inscribed with three lines of poetry "The lost child / less than the dry leaf that blows / along the walls. May 1940". The recipient was the publisher at Ritten House, William J. McElwee.... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 114741

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    DERLETH, August. Here on a Darkling Plain.

    Philadelphia : 1940

    First edition, first printing, presentation copy inscribed with an original poem to the publisher's wife, with the inscription on the front free endpaper reading "To Laura McElwee, Cordially, August Derleth, May 1940" and the poem "The lost child, / less than the dry leaf blown / along the walls". The recipient was the wife of Ritten House publisher... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 114742

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    DERLETH, August. The Memoirs of Solar Pons; The Return of Solar Pons; The Reminiscences of Solar Pons; The Casebook of Solar Pons.

    Sauk City, WI : 1951-58-61-65

    First editions, first printings, inscribed copies of four early titles in Derleth's Solar Pons series, of which there were 11 works. All these copies are inscribed by the author to F. H. Hollander (1915-2000) of the American Astronomical Society. The dust jackets were designed by Frank Utpatel, who also produced jackets for Arkham House. Learn More
    £1,000.00

    Stock Code: 122564

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